Combined Insurance, a Glenview-based provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health, and life insurance products,and a Chubb company, named Bob Wiedower vice president of sales development and military programs.
Wiedower will be responsible for facilitating key sales development and support initiatives, along with further developing Combined Insurance's nationwide military sales markets and overarching military/veteran program.
Since the beginning of 2014, Combined Insurance has hired more than 3,100 veterans and family members. The company is committed to hiring 3,000 more veterans and family members by the end of 2018.
Wiedower comes to Combined after 15 years at USAA in a variety of sales, marketing, and operations roles. He is also a decorated veteran, having spent 22 years in the United States Marine Corps where he retired as a commanding officer.
"Bob has more than 30 years of experience as a proven military and business leader and we are excited to welcome him to our team," said Doug Abercrombie, chief agency officer at Combined Insurance. "Bob's longstanding tenure within the insurance industry, leading large sales, operations and military initiatives, along with his years of honorable military service to our country make him an ideal fit for our company and this position."